The US-located tech major Microsoft has declared that Cortana, its virtual assistant, will now be accessible on Skype, its video communication tool. As per official blog post of Microsoft, this feature will be obtainable starting this week for both Android and iOS consumers in the U.S., but as of now there is no data about it coming to India.
Post this incorporation, Cortana will be capable of providing in-context support in your conversation and offer data on issues such as movie reviews and restaurant options. It can also sense if you are thinking for a meeting and will suggest arranging a reminder, which you will get on all your devices enabled with Cortana. Apart from this, Cortana will also recommend smart answers on the basis of your current going conversation. Along with acting as a helper to your chats, Cortana will also be obtainable as an individual contact. You can request it regarding anything and it will respond the similar way it does on your other devices enabled with Cortana.
Skype from Microsoft had got a huge refurbish back in June, since the company made an attempt to make it more spirited against the likes of WhatsApp, Google Duo, Snapchat, and Instagram with improved features and UI. The new app, as the company had said during the launch, has been made from the scratch. Now the VoIP messenger makes it simple for consumers to converse with groups in a more expressive and lively manner. The refurbished Skype app arrives with aspects such as possibility to respond on a video call or messages, personalized chats, and a “Highlights” tab allows consumers make a “highlight reel” of their day with videos and photos to share in their list with others.
On a similar not Microsoft will make use of AI (Artificial Intelligence) on the basis of automatic threat examination system to improve the safety of gadgets, the top official of the company claimed to the media this week in a statement. “We are taking enterprise safety to a new stage via response capabilities and automated investigation as a part of WDATP (Windows Defender Advance Threat Protection),” Director for Windows and Surface Business at Microsoft India, Vineet Durani, claimed to the media in a statement.